Originally Posted by NSXRguy
i currently have sz10 k2 thraxis. recently removed the soles to make the toe box more comfortable.
what are the benefits of lighter weight boots on the mountain? i mostly just freeride.
currently looking at the ride RFL or the 32 ultralight. i have not actually tried them on yet because if i go to the shop, ill probably walk out $300 poorer, so im kinda trying justifying keeping my thraxis instead of another expense.
besides walking around the mountain, will lighter boots actually help with freeriding? noticable difference with board control?
No, reduced boot weight gives you ZERO benefit while freeriding. It's nice to have (reduced weight), but it should never be why you get the boot (compared to fit or added support).